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Moderate drought reduced by 40 percent from last week

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that the small areas of moderate drought in parts of Georgia and South Carolina have been reduced by about 40 percent this week due to rainfall in the driest locations. Abnormally dry conditions expanded in the Florida Peninsula due to lack of…
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Most drought washed away by Hurricane Michael

The latest Drought Monitor map, released this morning, shows that a lot of the drought that was in the Southeast last week has been reduced or removed by the rain from Hurricane Michael which occurred last week after the DM was finalized. There are still a few small patches of…
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Drought returns to South Carolina and expands in Georgia

The latest Drought Monitor, released this morning, shows that a small area of moderate drought has been introduced to the southern tip of South Carolina, which largely missed the rain from Hurricane Florence. Moderate drought and abnormally dry conditions expanded in central Georgia. Moderate drought decreased slightly in Alabama but…
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